Anchor Loans Appoints Chief Strategy Officer and New Head of Project Management
New roles are tied to the company’s long-term growth plans
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Anchor Loans, the nation’s leading provider of financing to real estate investors and entrepreneurs, today announced that Andrew Jewet and Tracey Williams were promoted to new roles of Director of Strategy and Director of Corporate Planning, respectively.
Andrew Jewet, who was senior vice president of corporate sales at Anchor, will now lead corporate growth and strategic initiatives for Anchor Loans. Specifically, he was responsible for leading the company’s national expansion and new product development efforts. Jewett will also be responsible for customer relations, pricing strategy, product development, intelligence analysis and competitive intelligence. Marketing, communications and sales development will also continue to report to him.
Jewett has over 16 years of experience in fixed and reverse lending and real estate capital markets. Prior to joining Anchor Loans, he was Head of Lending and Co-Head of Capital Markets at Sundae, Inc., which he joined after acquiring Aperture, a proprietary analytics and technology company co-founded by Jewett. . Prior to Aperture, Jewett was Managing Director and Co-Head of Capital Markets at Wedgewood, a diversified real estate investment and operating company. While there, he helped develop and lead the rapid growth of Civic Financial Services, its fixed and reverse lending subsidiary. Jewett was also a director of mortgage finance for the Royal Bank of Scotland and an analyst at CD Downer & Co. and Greenwich Capital.
In her new role as Director of Corporate Planning, Williams will be responsible for project management and the implementation of strategic initiatives for the company. She is responsible for building and managing the company’s project management office to ensure company-wide projects are completed on time, on budget and on scope. Additionally, she will manage cross-departmental collaboration on projects aimed at achieving corporate goals of increased efficiency and productivity.
During his career, Williams has played an entrepreneurial role in a variety of real estate businesses and other industry sectors including: business services, healthcare, public market startups and private aviation. She started her career as a real estate investor in Calabasas Park/hidden hills/Woodland Hills, California. area with notable turnarounds like the former multi-millionaire hidden hills estate of the late novelist and screenwriter William P. Blatty of “The Exorcist” fame, currently owned by recording artist Drake.
“Anchor has a long history of internal promotion and Andrew and Tracey’s new roles are just the latest example of that,” said Andrew Pollock, Managing Director of Anchor Loans. “Both have consistently demonstrated their leadership abilities at Anchor, and both will play a vital role in our continued expansion and growth.”
Anchor Loans has seen significant growth in recent years, ending 2021 with a record $1.8 billion in the origins. As part of its growth and expansion plans for 2022, the company recently launched a new single-family rental investor loan program, updated its visual identity and unveiled a new website.
About Anchor Loans
Anchor Loans is the nation’s largest private direct lender to real estate investors. The company is responsible for more than $10 billion in financing since its inception in 1998 and is the first in the industry to finance more than $1 billion in a single year, which it has surpassed every year since 2016. Anchor Loans specializes in larger, more personalized loans for experienced real estate entrepreneurs. Over 85% of Anchor Loans borrowers are repeat customers and over 75% of the company’s new borrowers are referred by existing customers. The company has been listed for two consecutive years on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing small private companies. For more information, visit https://www.anchorloans.com.
SOURCE Anchor Loans